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Crime, Corruption & Politics in Hull: The Rise and Fall of Boss Smith's Old Ring

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If you lived in Hull, Massachusetts, during the first four decades of the twentieth century, you were susceptible to two forces: the political machinations of Boss John Smith and the vitriolic editorial columns of Hull Beacon publisher Floretta Vining. Smith ran the town with an iron fist through fixed elections, padlocked town meetings, kickbacks, graft and bribes. Vining reported on it all and fought it like no other Progressive Era woman could, using newsprint space to lash out at girls who chewed gum in public and small ...

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Crime, Corruption & Politics in Hull: The Rise and Fall of Boss Smith's Old Ring
2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596291263

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Crime, Corruption & Politics in Hull: The Rise and Fall of Boss Smith's Old Ring
2007, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540217523

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